Our main stage show was “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” directed by the talented Lynch Travis. The 2021 production marked Mr. Travis’ directorial debut with SRO. Lynch is well known to audiences at Purple Rose, Meadow Brook, Williamston, JET, Detroit Public, Performance Network, and Bonstelle. And those are just some of the professional houses where he’s worked as an actor, director, or both.
Theseus/Oberon: Craig Ester
Hippolyta/Titania: Margaret Alger
Puck: Linda Rabin Hammell
Bottom: Keith Kalinowski
Lysander: Antonio Vettraino
Demetrius: Justin Montgomery
Helena/Snug: CJ Williams
Hermia/Flute: Jaclynn Cherry
Quince/Egeus/Fairy: Dryden Zurawski
Philostrate/Starvelin/Fairy: Maurizio Dominguez
A Midsummer Night’s Dream ran five shows, Thursday, August 5 – Sunday, August 8, 2021.
Shakespeare Royal Oak began with a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, access, and anti-racism. We always hoped a fully diverse community would join us along the way and will now commit to proactively engaging it.
Shakespeare Royal Oak commits to actively involve people of all races, backgrounds, and cultures in our organization, whether staff, artists, or audience. We will expand our relationships with the BIPOC community by furthering outreach beyond Royal Oak. We will listen to the BIPOC community in an ongoing effort to build our future together.
Shakespeare Royal Oak will provide opportunities for diverse individuals and organizations to join us. We will continue to create a safe space where all artists can bring their unique perspectives and experiences to our work.
Shakespeare Royal Oak is committed to equity and diversity in our casting and hiring. We invite and encourage artists of all races, backgrounds, and cultures to audition and work with us. We support non-traditional casting and remain committed to consideration of all roles for all artists.
Happy 20th Anniversary Shakespeare Royal Oak!
Shakespeare Royal Oak turned 20 last summer. Though we could not gather In The Park to celebrate together, our SRO Team collaborated with performers, crew, production staff, and audience members to create special premier messaging and performances to entertain you. Together, we made a Toast to our 20th Anniversary.
Tune in to our YouTube channel. Enjoy the performances and messages where we shared stories, snapshots, memories and moments from seasons past.
Thank you for helping us reach this milestone year. We look forward to returning to Starr Jaycee Park and sharing the beautiful words of the Bard with you on many more summer nights. Until that time …
Ed and the SRO Team
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Don’t forget: visit our special Toast 20 Celebration YouTube channel.
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